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Blacks in the westward movement / organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, Smithsonian Institution ; circulated by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service.

Author/Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum.
Publication:
Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, 1975.
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
57, [1] pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 28 cm
Subjects:
African Americans -- History -- Exhibitions.
Pioneers, Black -- West (U.S.) -- 19th century.
West (U.S.) -- History.
African Americans.
Pioneers, Black.
West United States.
Local subjects:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copies 1 & 2)
Form/Genre:
Government publications -- United States.
Exhibition catalogs.
History.
Place of Publication:
United States Washington (D.C.)
Contents:
Part I. Early Explorations. Early Explorers of the Americas' Explorers from the Old world; Estevanico; Dutch and English Slave Traders in the New World
Part II. Fur Traders and Mountain Men. Trappers and Traders; The Bongas; Edward Rose; James Beckwourth; Jean Baptiste Point du Sable; The Haitian Revolution; The Louisiana Purchase; The Lewis and Clark Expedition; Jacob Dodson
Part III. Trail of Tears. Blacks among the Indians; Indian Movement Westward; Andrew Jackson; Florida; The Seminole Wars; Chief Abraham
Part IV. The Black Exodus. The Missouri Compromise; The Dred Scott Decision; John Brown's Raids; The Civil War; The Emancipation Proclamation; Reconstruction; The Black Exodus
Part V. Texas. Early Settlers; Black Texas Heroes
Part VI. California. The Far West; California; William Alexander Leidesdorff; Mary Ellen (Mammy) Pleasant
Part VII. The Last Frontier. The Pacific Northwest; George Washington Bush; George Washington; Other Areas of the Last Frontier
Part VIII. The Buffalo Soldiers. Black Recruits; Seminole-Negro Scouts; Isaiah Dorman
Cattlemen: Lawful and Lawless. Black Cowboys on the Trail; Bose Ikard; Nat Love; Bill Pickett; Outlaws and Lawmen
Part X. Enterprising Blacks.
Notes:
"Smithsonian Institution Press publication number 6090"--Title page verso.
"Compiled by Ebon Research Systems and Sagittarius. Designed by Gerald Landon"--Title page verso.
"Cover: Louisiana freedmen en route to Kansas, fleeing the yellow-fever epidemic. Courtesy of the Kansas State Historical Society."
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copies 1 & 2 presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy 1 has February 16, 1992 issue of The Mini Page laid in.
Penn Chronology:
1975
Contributor:
Ebon Research Systems, compiler.
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Other format:
Online version: Anacostia Neighborhood Museum. Blacks in the westward movement.
OCLC:
2135817
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